It is critical to recognize the presence of a stereotype. The more you understand that certain behaviors and actions cannot be generalized to an entire group of people, the more likely it is that you will treat others as individuals. Consider your desired career and some stereotypes associated with it for this assignment. Include at least two resources to demonstrate that you have done research on your chosen stereotype, and use those resources to help you add to and back up your statements. Whether you agree with or disagree with those stereotypes. Answer the following questions:
Describe the stereotypes associated with your preferred profession. Please be specific, and explain why you believe those stereotypes exist.
Do you have any acquaintances who fit the stereotype? Do you know anyone who defies the stereotype?
Using external resources, support or refute the stereotypes associated with your career choice.
Discuss how you might be stereotyped and how you might overcome this.